Where to Start
Check out the ‘Where Can I Play?‘ on the home page to find your nearest affiliate and their contact details. The Competitions Coordinator for the affiliate will have all the relevant information you need to join a team. If you happen to already know the team you wish to join, then let them know and they will help to make this happen.
Given the inclusion and diversity that Touch Football has as a sport; most affiliates will have a number of competition options to choose from. Here are a number of things to consider before joining a team.
When Do You Want to Play
Most affiliates offer Touch Football on multiple nights throughout the week as well as some weekend competitions, meaning there are plenty of options to choose from for participants. Be sure to contact your local Competitions Coordinator for information on when Touch Football is played at their affiliate.
Type of Competition
Given the inclusive nature of the sport, Touch Football affiliates are generally able to offer a variety of competitions including Men’s, Women’s and Mixed across a variety of age groups including junior, senior and open.
What Level of Play?
Touch Football caters to all levels of experience from those who have never played the game to those who have played the game for years. With social competitions available as well as highly competitive competitions offered by affiliates, there is sure to be a competition that suits your experience level. It’s just a matter of deciding the level at which you want to play.
Affiliated competitions to Touch Football Australia provide a formal registration process which is fully online via the Touch Football Online portal. This offers a convenient and safe method for registration and payment. Participation in an affiliated competition ensures you are covered by the Touch Football Australia National Insurance Scheme.
Before each game, players must fill in and sign the Team Sheet, this includes if you have additional players who are ‘filling in’ for a game. Please be sure to communicate this to your Competitions Coordinator if you will be using such players. Signing off on the Team Sheet with your correct details ensures you are covered under the National Insurance Scheme.
Each participant is required to pay a fee to their local affiliate; this fee varies based on locations. Payment of this fee is critical to your participation in competition. Payments are sometimes required up front, please confirm with your Competitions Coordinator on the process.